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Ian silberman

O:  314.818.1550 x 101

D:  314.818.1560

C:  314.409.9904

Ian Silberman is a Principal and Co-Founder of LOCATION. Commercial Real Estate,  specializing in tenant and buyer representation, landlord and owner representation, investment acquisitions, and development services. ian oversees the brokerage, investment and operational teams.

For over 30 years, Ian has been involved in all aspects of retail real estate and has become one of the largest retail deal producers in Missouri. Ian’s experience has taken his skills through multiple markets across the country. For the first twenty years of his career, Ian served as an executive with one of the largest privately held developers in the country. He subsequently spent a decade as co-owner and manager of a retail brokerage firm based in St. Louis.

Ian is a member of the board of Realty Resources and an active participant in the International Council of Shopping Centers. He has been recognized multiple times by CoStar as a Power Broker Top Broker and by The St. Louis Business Journal as a St. Louis Heavy Hitter in Real Estate.


He has also been active in many philanthropic causes, including participation in The Jewish Federation of St. Louis Board of Directors, UJC National Young Leadership Cabinet, Wexner Heritage Foundation, Millstone Leadership Institute, and Hillel at Washington University Executive Committee. In 2008, Ian was the recipient of The Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Grosberg Award for Young Leadership.

Ian grew up in Potomac, Maryland and is a graduate of Washington University’s Olin School of Business.



Cortex, The Grove, Central West End, running in Forest Park, Clayton, Tower Grove Farmers Market, free world class museums, the country’s top zoo, Washington University, the St. Louis Cardinals, the St. Louis Blues, Forest Park Balloon Race, leading healthcare and some of the best restaurants in the world.

a good read:

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

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